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Ponce, Camila C A......

*** See H. R. 623.
Pope, Benjamin S.........
Porche, Alexis, assignee of....
Port, Alexis........
Porter, Allen S........

See H. R. 351.
Porter, Barrow & Crenshaw....
Porter, David D.......

See S. 57.
Porter, J. & R. H......

See H. R. 849 and H. R. 856.
Porter, W. D...
Porterfield, Charles, legal representatives of ...............

See H. R. 243.
Portman, Anton L. C....

See H. R. 587.
Post, Sarah..
Potts, A. R.........
Powers, Joshua P...
Pratt, Asa.......
Preston, Mary, widow of George Preston..

See $. 291.
Preston, William P..........
Puckett, Samuel M...........
Purcell, John.......

See H, R. 101.
Purcell, W. F., and others, heirs of Andrew Russell.......
Purchase, Robert....

See H. R, 601.
Purchase, Sarah, widow of Robert Purchase...
Purdy, John, and others......
Purvis. James............................
Purvis, Levi........
Putnam, Luke.......

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Questions of order. (See Order, questions of.)
Quorum, appearance of..............
Senate notified of presence of, &c...

167, 170
President notified of presence of .......

170
want of, in Committee of the Whole....636, 637,681,682, 769, 770, 804,805, 806,

807,808,811,870, 801, 911, 969, 1016
want of, in the House ...............797,808,837,912, 915, 934,961,970, 981,

988, 1004, 1005, 1011, 10:6, 1042, 1113

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Railroads, pre-emption to Iowa, in aid of the McGregor, St. Peter's, and Mis-
souri River ........

180, 320
See H. R, 155.
in Kansas....

...... 221,316, 326
See H. R, 131, 206, and 700.
from the Missouri river, in Nebraska, to Denver City.......

240
in California ......

253, 328
See H.'R. 169.

315

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Railroads in Nebraska...

253, 326,813
See H. R. 210 and 701.
in Iowa -.-

261,320
See H. R. 156.
Alexandria, Loudoun, and Hampsbire ...........

................. 277, 296, 645
See H. R. 36 and S. 64.
from the Missouri to the forks of the Platte river.......

See H. R. 122.
from Ellwood to Maryville, in Kansas ....

315
See H. R. 123.
Georgia and Alabama, and Jackson and Dalton..
extension of benefits to Georgia and Alabama ..

See H. R. 321.
in Louisiana ......

557,587
See H. R. 486.
North and South Alabama .......

654, 658
See H. R. 565
Washington and Georgetown, and Metropolitan.......

918, 1033
See H. R. 768 and 824.
additional class of, for transportation of the mails ..

919
Selma and Gunter's Landing-.....

940
See H. R. 797.
in Mississippi......

738, 993
See H R. 658 and 812.
Baltimore and Obio ......

1033
See H. R. 823.
Alexandria and Washington.

1033
See H. R. 825.
Recess, propoeitions for...-----------

753, 759
daily, from 49 p. m. until 7 p. m. ....

1033
Reciprocity treaty, practical working of............

.590, 592, 1126
Records and papers in the General Land Office ......

346, 466
See H. R. 281.
Red River raft, acts of the legislatures of Arkansas and Louisiana in relation to. 317, 1013

See H. Res. 7 and 43.
Registers to schooners Helen Blood and Sarah Bond.......

237
See S. 146.
to brig Charles H. Jordan ...

1195
See H. R. 848.
Reporters of the Globe to be furnished with copies of printed bills and reports.

593
F. W. Walker expelled from Gallery as one of ...

851, 852
of the Globe, as to the report of speeches by .........

908
Resolutions of the House-

By Mr. Charles F. Adams: accepting public documents from Sardinia,
and acknowledgments therefor .......

1089
By Mr. Ashmore: to withhold salary of members who have failed to

report their mileage to the committee .........
By Mr. Babbitt: giving additional compensation to book-folders .... 1168, 1229
By Mr. Barr : referring memorials concerning the contract of McIn-
tyre, Bixby & Co., to a select committee ..........

690
in relation to salary of consul at Asuncion, South

America .....
By Mr. Barrett: calling for information from Treasury Department
relative to St. Louis custom-house and post office.........

317
By Mr. Bingham : referring portions of President's annual message as

to slavery and the Amistad case to the Committee on the Judiciary. 303, 515
By Mr. Blake: in reference to expediency of restoring mail service, &c.

305
of respect to the memory of Hon. Cyrus Spink ......

391
in relation to slavery .....
By Mr. Bonham : concerning adjournment to give time to remove
benches....

741
calling on President for information as to Africans
captured from slavers by the British navy......

1203

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Resolutions of the House-Continued.

By Mr. Boteler : relative to compensation to members of the board of

officers appointed to examine claims contracted in California under

Colonel Frémont in 1846-'47.........................
By Mr. Bouligny: calling on War Department concerning its action

in regard to deepening the channel of the Mississippi, &c ........
By Mr. Boyce : concerning further legislation to secure transportation

of the mails through North and South Carolina.................
By Mr. Branch : as to legislation to facilitate organizations of the

House, and to preserve order pending the same,

&c. .....
calling for correspondence in relation to A. D. Bone-

steel .....................................
to print 2,000 extra copies of the Secretary of the

Treasury's report on the condition of the banks

in the United States .....
relative to the expulsion of American citizens from

Mexico and the confiscation of their property...
as to additional class of railroads for carrying the

United States mails ...
By Mr. Buffington: relative to expediency of providing by law for the

terms of study of the West Point cadets ......
By Mr. Burch : of respect to the memory of Hon. D. C Broderick...

concerning steamboat and steam-boiler inspection dis-

trict on the Pacific coast.........
concerning a northern collection district on California

coast, making Eureka a port of entry, and Trinidad

and Crescent City ports of delivery........
concerning breakwaters, &c., at Trinidad and Crescent

City, and the erection of light-houses on the Pacific

coast................
concerning the reimbursement of certain citizens of

California for services and supplies in suppressing

Indian hostilities, and for spoliations .....
concerning the payment to California of a specified

sum for amount appropriated by her in suppressing

certain Indian hostilities ...
as to a semi-weekly mail on St. Joseph and Placerville

route .....................
referring to proper committee resolution of State of

California relative to a division of that State..
authorizing committees having reports in readiness to

hand them in, have them printed and committed,

&c. .........
By Mr. Burlingame : relative to raising mission to Sardinia to a first-

class mission......
By Mr. Burnett: calling on certain officers of the House to report cer-

tain statistical information concerning their em-

ployés .......
concerning division of Kentucky into two judicial

districts.........
of inquiry concerning the letting out of the binding

of present Congress .....
By Mr. Burroughs: as to aid to New York in building a ship canal

around Niagara Falls .......
By Mr. Campbell: refusing further time for testimony in Howard vs.

Cooper ........
giving W. A. Howard right to floor, and to speak

to merits of contested election-Howard us.

Cooper .........
in favor of contestant in Nebraska case-Daily us.

Estabrook ........

of respect to the memory of Hon. John Schwartz.
By Mr. Carter : for special committee concerning violation of order of

the House in recent alterations of the ball .......

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Resolutions of the House-Continued.
By Mr. Carter : authorizing Committee on the District of Columbia to
employ a clerk ....

723
setting apart a certain day for the District of Colum-

bia business........
By M. J. B. Clark: concerning Helper book," and the fitness of

certain members for the Speakership -------
in relation to Benton's Abridgment for use of
members ...

316
in case of Harrison and Hodge......

597
By Mr. Clemens: that daily sessions be at 12 o'clock m...

14
By Mr. John Cochrane : calling on Secretary of War for report of
Lieut Col. Graham.........

259
Doorkeeper to provide seats in gallery for the
seventh regiment of New York .....

358
calling for certain infornation concerning
the public stores of New York city.....

590
By Mr. Covode: to appoint a special committee to investigate certain
alleged corruptions and abuses........

450
for a warrant of arrest for Augustus Schell.........

678
By Mr. Cox: directing Committee on Judiciary to report a bill

amendatory of act relative to paying contestants.... 304,515
relative to building a post office at Columbus, Ohio...

304
calling for correspondence with Chili relative to Mr.
Trevitt, consul at Valparaiso......

304
to deliver books to widow of Jonathan Taylor, in lieu
of those to which he was entitled .......

1212
By Mr. James Craig: that on a day specified Speaker call States for in-
troduction of bills for reference, &c........

259
concerning mail from St. Joseph, Missouri, to
California ..............................

315
By Mr. Crawford : rescinding adjournment resolution and providing
for adjournment June 23 ........

1195
By Mr. Curry : Committee on Accounts to inquire into expediency of
more legislation, guarding more strictly the contingent fund......

301
By Mr. Curtis : to remove all desks from the hall .......

320
calling on President for correspondence with Governor

Houston, and for other information as to Texas and
Mexico............

417
as to progress and cost of floating battery building at
New York ........

793
making A R. 646 a special order for a certain day..

884
postponing matter of Pacific railroad to December,
1860........

1091
to print 50,000 copies of Pacific railroad bill........

1091
By Mr. John G. Davis : relative to expediency of amending present

census law so as to confer the marshal's
duties on the judges..........

310
that Committee on the Post Office and Post

Roads inquire into the expediency of estab-
lishing certain post routes therein speci-
fied..

310
By Mr. Dawes : requiring contestant and sitting member, in case of

Williamson vs. Sickles, to serve each other with
certain papers.-------

..........., 498,557,562
giving right of floor and discussion of merits, &c., to

A. J. Williamson in case of Williamson vs. Sickles.
appointing a commissioner, &c., in Williamson vs.

Sickles .......
in favor of contestant in Missouri case, Blair vs. Bar-
rett........

.........893, 1010, 1035
giving right of floor and discussion of merits, &c, to
F. P. Blair, jr., in case of Blair vs. Barrett.......

894
By Mr. Delano: relative to pleuro-pneumonia, or cattle disease.....

880

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Resolutions of the House--Continued.
By Mr. Duell : calling on the Postmaster General for statement, cor-

respondence, etc., relative to destruction of sup- .
posed incendiary matter in the mails............

293
discharging Committee of the Whole in the case of

Isanc Bowman, aud referring case to Committee on
Revolutionary Claims........

575
calling for Crosbie's report relative to island of San
Juan ........

669
By Mr. Edwards : fixing a time certain to vote for a Speaker each day

121
By Mr. Edmundson : to pay J. B. Dade $3 per day during his services.

1207
By Mr. Eliot : relative to further legislation as to time within which

merchant vessels may be discharged of their cargo
after entry at the port of discharge.----......

327
calling for information recently received as to Chinese
coolie trade....

880
closing debate on H. R. 350 ....

1069
By Mr. Ely: relative to reciprocity treaty with Great Britain.....

589
concerning distribution of extra copies of books ordered
previous to the 35th Congress.......

686
of respect to the memory of Hon. Silas M. Burroughs..

1050
By Mr. Etheridge: calling for information as to discontinuance of
ports of delivery....

596
that Commissioner of Indian Affairs estimate

amount necessary to make treaties with certain
tribes ......

596
changing hour of meeting of the House to 11
o'clock a. m......

813
By Mr. Farnsworth: relative to the acquisition of Canada, &c......

314
relative to assay office and branch mint at
Chicago, Illinois.......

466
By Mr. Fenton: to send message to the Senate informing them of
organization of the House..

169
relative to New York Indian reservation west of
Missouri ........

382
By Mr. Florence: to print usual number of meteorological reports,

and as to expediency of printing 5,000 extra
copies.......

591
calling for the action of the Navy Department in

relation to the investigation of abuses in navy
yards ........

668
to pay sister of W. H. Topping three months' sal-
ary and funeral expenses of her deceased brother.

1208
By Mr. Foster: to have binding done by lowest responsible bidder ..

291
By Mr. Gilmer : relative to slavery agitation, speakership, &c.......

14,17
relative to a national foundery in Deep River valley,

and referring former memorials on the subject to
the present Congress .........................

593
relative to the existence of Minnesota Territory....

710
in favor of contestant in Howard vs. Cooper.....756, 837,841, 843
By Mr. Grow : for committee to wait upon and inform the President of

organization.......
select committee on pripting to lookin to binding, and

also matters connected with the Globe and execu-

tive printing.........
substitute for Mr. James Craig's resolution as to call of

States for introduction of bills, &c....
to give select committee on printing, &c., in the de-

partments, leave to employ a clerk......
By Mr. Gurley : to print 25,000 President's messages with department
reports, omitting statistical matter......

382
to print 5,000 copies of message and documents.....

382
to print 1,000 extra copies of Third Auditor's report

as to Oregon and Washington claims for suppress-

ing Indian hostilities ..........
to print 500 extra copies of H. R. 114 and report....
to print 500 extra copies of H. R 21..............

489

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